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Newman Numismatic Portal

The goal of the Newman Numismatic Portal is to create the world’s most comprehensive online encyclopedia of American and Colonial coinage, currency, realia, and related correspondence and published literature. Materials from the Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society’s coin collections and supporting reference libraries will be digitized along with Washington University Libraries’ collections and made freely available to an online community of scholars and enthusiasts.



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The American Numismatic Society
The American Numismatic Society
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The American Numismatic Society is an organization dedicated to the study of coins, currency, medals, tokens, and related objects from all cultures, past and present. The Society's headquarters in New York City has the foremost research collection and library specialized in numismatics in the United States. These resources are used to support research and education in numismatics, for the benefit of academic specialists, serious collectors, professional numismatists, and the interested public.
Eric P. Newman Archives
Eric P. Newman Archives
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Eric P. Newman, numismatic scholar, was born in St. Louis in 1911. The Newman archives include papers from the estate of Burdette G. Johnson, a St. Louis dealer active in the first half of the 20th century. Newman further maintained personal correspondence files with hundreds of individuals beginning in the 1930s and extending into the 2010s. Newman also created research files on a variety of topics with particular focus on the pre-Federal era numismatics.
American Numismatic Society Archival Folders
American Numismatic Society Archival Folders
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A collection created by Internet Archive to separate bound resources from archival folders being digitized at the American Numismatic Society Library.
Newman Numismatic Portal
by Lianna Spurrier
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Promotional video for the Newman Numismatic Portal 2020 Symposium ( https://nnpsymposium.org ).
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Eric P. Newman Archives
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Correspondence between Eric P. Newman and George Miles on a variety of topics. Correspondents include: Clifford Mishler, Raymond E. Main, Margaret Thompson.
Topics: Numismatics, Correspondence, Connecticut cents, Foreign currency
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by Lianna Spurrier
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Interview with John Adams, Boston numismatist, by Len Augsburger and Joel Orosz. Topics from Adams collecting career include the influences of dealers David Bullowa and Lester Merkin, Adams' recollection of large cent collectors William Sheldon, Ted Naftzger, and Doug Smith, Adams' publications including United States Numismatic Literature (vols. I-II), Medallic Portraits of Admiral Vernon , and  Comitia Americana and Related Medals , and Adams institutional affiliations including American...
Topic: Numismatics
Lots: 3500
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by American Numismatic Association
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The Numismatist, December 1981.
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Topic: Numismatics
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by David Lisot Video Library
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The onza sized silver coinage of Mexico tells a fascinating story about the history of the large silver deposits found after the conquest of Mexico and South America. Ricardo de Leon shares his passion and knowledge as he chronicles the creation and distribution of the many different series of silver coin issues of Mexico. Speaker(s): Ricardo de Leon Tallavas.
Topic: Numismatics
62 p. : 25 x 19 cm
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by Randy Wiley, Bill Bugert
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"The Complete Guide to Liberty Seated Half Dollars" Randy Wiley and Bill Bugert.
Topics: Numismatics, Numismatics
Newman Numismatic Portal
by Harlan J. Berk, Ltd.
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Sale catalog of Harlan J. Berk, Ltd., Chicago coin dealer specializing in ancient coinage.
Topics: Numismatics, Ancient, Auction catalogs
Newman Numismatic Portal
by Eric P. Newman
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Extract from Glimpses of the Past , the journal of the Missouri Historical Society, vol. 8, July-September 1941, nos. 7-9, pp. 71-77. Though no contributor is listed, Eric P. Newman is believed to be a co-author of the article "Earliest Picture of St. Louis," which features an 1817 $10 note from the Newman collection, originally issued by the Bank of St. Louis
Topics: Numismatics, Missouri, Currency
Newman Numismatic Portal
by David Lisot Video Library
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This presentation covers the way the Mexican Banking system was successfully established and how it was running until 1910, right before the Mexican Revolution. Mexican paper money from these institutions will be examined and represents fertile ground for research. Speaker(s): Ricardo de Leon Tallavas.
Topic: Numismatics
76 p. :
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Publication of All Engelhard, an association of silver bar collectors.
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by Eric P. Newman
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Topics: Numismatics, Paper money
Topic: Tokens
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Forrer's Dictionary of Medallists, vol. 5, covering the letters R-S.
Topics: Numismatics, Medals
Newman Numismatic Portal
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Forrer's Dictionary of Medallists, vol. 8, supplementary to vols. 1-6 and covering the letters M-Z.  This volume also contains the second supplement (A-Z) and an index to the illustrations in all volumes.
Topics: Numismatics, Medals
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Forrer's Dictionary of Medallists, vol. 6, covering the letters T-Z.
Topics: Numismatics, Medals
Newman Numismatic Portal
by Presidential Coin and Antique Company
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Topics: Auction catalogs, Numismatics
Silver and copper world coins , Crowns , Medals , Decorations
Topic: Coins, Spanish-American
Newman Numismatic Portal
by Mel Wacks
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This Handbook is just what it sets out to be, and what is needed in the field of Jewish Coinage. Mel Wacks has contributed mightily to this field. And this Handbook - replacing his first version with an entirely new revision - is among his most important gifts. Somehow, Mel has managed to provide a work that is succinct without being superficial; that summarizes all the important material rather than limiting coverage through exclusion; and that simplifies complicated issues without...
Topic: Numismatics
Newman Numismatic Portal
by Presidential Coin and Antique Company
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Topics: Auction catalogs, Numismatics
Newman Numismatic Portal
by Token and Medal Society
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Topics: Numismatics, Periodicals, Tokens, Medals
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A record of the Pete Smith collection of tokens and medals of American numismatists, describing thousands of such pieces from the 19th to 21st centuries.
Topics: Numismatics, Tokens, Medals
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Finding aid for National Archives & Records Administration (NARA) record group 104 (U.S. Mint). This is Walter Breen's annotated copy, contributed by Bruce Vogel.
Topics: Numismatics, National Archives
Lots: 1627
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Summary data for bank charters issued by the United States National Bank, nos. 401-500. Statistical data for each charter is given, including business addresses, mergers, officers, total resources and notes in circulation, paper money issues, and state and national rankings.
Topics: Numismatics, National Banks
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Forrer's Dictionary of Medallists, vol. 4, covering the letters MB-Q.
Topics: Numismatics, Medals
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by American Numismatic Society
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The American Numismatic Society's magazine, published three times a year.
Topics: Numismatics, Periodicals
Newman Numismatic Portal
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You may ask, “why were there special kinds of money used in prisons, jail and reformatories?” There are good reasons not to allow legal tender coins and bills in the hands of prisoners. The ready availability of such currency could encourage bribery, extortion, gambling and facilitate acquisition of contraband and escapes. Still, there needs to be some type of money so that inmates can purchase discretionary items, such as snacks, tobacco, toiletries and reading and writing supplies. This...
Topic: Numismatics
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Forrer's Dictionary of Medallists, vol. 7, this is a supplement to vols. 1-6, covering the letters A-L.
Topics: Numismatics, Medals
Newman Numismatic Portal
by George Frederick Kolbe
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Selections from the John W. Adams Library by George Frederick Kolbe.
Topics: Numismatics, Numismatics, Auctions
24 p
Topic: Foster, A.W. -- Coin Collections -- Catalogs
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Stack's/Bowers numismatic auction sale catalog.
Topics: Numismatics, Auction catalogs
Unpublished manuscript by Walter Breen, prepared and contributed by Bruce Vogel (aka Seymour Wampum).
Topic: Numismatics
Newman Numismatic Portal
by Bourne, Remy
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Topics: Numismatics, Booksellers, Auction catalogs
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"The British Numismatic Journal" periodical by The British Numismatic Society, 1903-1922.
Topics: Numismatics, Periodicals
The American Numismatic Society
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General
Topic: Jenks, John Story
Newman Numismatic Portal
by American Numismatic Society
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"Centennial Publication of the American Numismatic Society", edited by Harold Ingholt, 1958.
Topics: Numismatics, American Numismatic Society
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Philadelphia Mint records scanned at the National Archives (NARA) in Philadelphia - covering the period May, 1866 - October, 1866. General Correspondence from Entry 1, Box 78 of Record Group 104.  Courtesy of John Graffeo. 
Topics: U.S. Mint, Philadelphia Mint, Numismatics, Correspondence
Newman Numismatic Portal
by Coin Dealer Newsletter
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The Certified Coin Dealer Newsletter for the year 2007.
Topics: Numismatics, Periodicals
The American Numismatic Society
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22 cubic feet (5 boxes and approximately 150 loose items)
Topics: Brand, Armin W., d. 1946, Brand, Horace L., 1868-1962, Grommes, Bertha, Allen, Jane, Chicago Coin,...
Newman Numismatic Portal
by Bourne, Remy
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Topics: Numismatics, Booksellers, Auction catalogs
Newman Numismatic Portal
by Bowers and Ruddy Galleries
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A Bowers and Ruddy catalog
Topics: Auction catalogs, Numismatics, Coins
Oct. 29, 1880
23 p
Newman Numismatic Portal
by Liberty Seated Collectors Club
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For collectors of the Liberty seated coin series designed by Christian Gobrecht, issued 1837 to 1891.
Topic: Coin types – Liberty -- Collectors and collecting – Periodicals
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Topic: Numismatics
Stack's auction sale catalog.
Topics: Numismatics, Auction catalogs
Newman Numismatic Portal
by John D. Wright
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"The Cent Book: 1816-1839" by John D. Wright, 1992. 
Topics: Numismatics, Cents, Coins, American
Newman Numismatic Portal
by U.S. Mint
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Selected transcription from Philadelphia Mint records scanned at the National Archives (NARA) in Philadelphia. General Correspondence from Entry 1, Box 146 of Record Group 104. Scan courtesy of Nicole Fry.
Topic: Numismatics
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Forrer's Dictionary of Medallists, vol. 3, covering the letters I-MA.
Topics: Numismatics, Medals
Newman Numismatic Portal
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"The Complete Guide to Barber Quarters, Second Edition" by David Lawrence.
Topics: Numismatic, Numismatic
Newman Numismatic Portal
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Heritage Auctions sale catalog of the Eric P. Newman collection.
Topic: Numismatics
Newman Numismatic Portal
by Office of the Comptroller of the Currency
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"Annual Report of the Comptroller of the Currency", by the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, Washington D.C. 1863-1980. PDF courtesy of FRASER: https://fraser.stlouisfed.org/title/56#19211
Topics: Numismatics, Comptroller of Currency, Banking
Newman Numismatic Portal
by Office of the Comptroller of the Currency
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"Annual Report of the Comptroller of the Currency", by the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, Washington D.C. 1863-1980. PDF courtesy of FRASER: https://fraser.stlouisfed.org/title/56#19193
Topics: Numismatics, Comptroller of Currency, Banking
Newman Numismatic Portal
by Adolph E. Cahn
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Auction sale catalog, American Numismatic Society library #109064.
Topic: Numismatics
Newman Numismatic Portal
by Kleeberg, John M.
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Topics: Numismatics, Counterfeits and counterfeiting
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by Mel Wacks
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Catalog including biographical information, medal back stories, mintages and specifications of medals issued by the Jewish-American Hall of Fame on an annual basis.
Topics: Numismatics, Jewish, Medals
Newman Numismatic Portal
by American Numismatic Society
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A listing of numismatic publications for the period covered.
Topic: Numismatics
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Topics: Allan, John, Auction catalogs
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Topic: Murray, J.K.R. -- Coin collections -- Catalogs
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Topic: Basmadjieff, L.A. -- Coin collections -- Catalogs
19 p
Topic: Chamard, L. -- Coin collections -- Catalogs
Photo and biog. of John Darwent
Topics: Darwent, John, Parsons, Tim, Green, Bill, Morris, Noel
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Topic: Byrne, Ray
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by Treasury Department
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"Catalogue of the Coins of the United States", prepared under direction of the Bureau of the Mint.
Topics: Numismatics, Coins